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FOR THE PRONUNCIATION OF WORDS.
The grave accent denotes the long sound of the
principal vowel in the accented syllable.
Broad, marks the broad sound of a, as, also, wär. ch' sound like k. ch? sound like sh. g; hard before e, i, and y. X4 ths the open sound of th as in thou. 86 ў at the end of words when sounded like e. Silent letters are printed in italics. A double accent denotes that the sound of the
succeeding consonant belongs to the syllable which precedes the accent; c and g, in such cases, being soft · as lo'' gic, a" cid ; pro
nounced loj' jic, as'sid. It is a general rule in the English language, that ti
before a vowel sound like sh; satiety claims
an exception. When these marks are insufficient, the word is repeated.
ABBREVIATIONS. adjective. pr.
preposition. ad. adverb.
verb in. interjection.p.
conjunction. P&. participle. pl.
NEW YORK EXPOSITOR.
A BAFT', ad. from the | Ab' bey, or Ab' by, n. a
forepart of the ship, monastry of religious towards the stern.
persons. A ban' don, v. to give up; Abbot, n. the chief of a
to forsake ; to desert. convent of men. A ban' don ed, pa. given Ab bre' vi ate, v. to shortup ; forsaken ; corrupt
ed in the highest degree. Ab brē vi à tion, n. the act A ban' don ment, n. the of shortening; a charac
act of abandoning: ter set for a word. A base', v. to bring low; Ab' di cate, v. to resign ; to humble; to cast down.
to give up. A base' ment, n. the state Ab er rà tion, n. the act of
of being brought low; deviating from the comdepression.
mon track. A bash', v. to make a. A bet', v. to encourage : shamed.
to assist. A bate', v. to lessen ; to A bet' ter, or A bet' tor, diminish ; to grow less.
n. he who assists or enA bate' ment, n. the sum
courages another. or quantity abated. Ab hor, v. to hate ; to Ab' bess, n. the superior of loathe. 2 punnery.
Ab hior' rence, n. batred ;
dislike ; detestation. A bridg' ment, n. a work A bide', v. to dwell ; to shortened.
bear without aversion. Ab' ro gate, v. to repeal; Abject, a. mean ; worth- to annul. less.
Ab ro gà tion, n. the reAb jec' tion, n. meanness peal of a law. of mind ; servility.
Ab rupt', a. broken ; cragA bill i tý, n. power to do; gy; sudden ; hasty capacity.
AD' scess, n. a morbid cavAb jurè, v. to swear not ity in the body.
to do a thing ; to re- Ab scind', v. to cut off. cant.
Ab scis6' 6sion, n. the act Ab ju ra tion, n. quitting of cutting off. with an oath.
Ab scond', v. to hide one's Ab lo cà tion, n. a letting
self. out to hire.
Ab' sence, n. the state of Ab' lu ent, a. that which being absent ; inatten
has the power of cleans. tion. ing
Ab' sent, a. not present. Ab lù tion, n. the act of Ab sent', v. to withdraw ; cleansing
to forbear to come into A bodè, n. place of resi. presence. dence.
Ab sen teè, n. one who is A bolish, v. to destroy ;
absent. to put an end to.
Ab solve', v. to pardon ; Ab o li' tion, R. the act of to acquit. destroying
Ab so lute, a. not limitA bom' i na ble, a. hate- ed ; positive. ful ; detestable.
Ab go là tion, n. acquitA bom' i nate, v. to abhor ; tal; the remission of to detest.
sins ; penance. A bom i na tion, n. detest. Ab sôrb', v. to suck up ;
ation ; object of hatred. to swallow up. Ab o ri' gin ēsó, n. the Ab sôrp'tion, n. the act of
first inhabitants of a swallowing up. country
Ab stain'. v. to forbear ; Abôr' tiye, a. untimely ;
to keep from. yosuccessful.
Ab ste'mi ous, a. temperA bridge'; v. to shörten. ate i sober ; abstinent.
Ab' sti nence,
n. great | Ac cede', v. to be added temperance.
to ; to come to. Ab stract', v. to take one Ac cel' e rate, v. to bastthing from another.
en; to quicken. Abstract, n. an epitome Ac cend', v. to kindle ; to
made by taking out the set on fire. principal parts.
Ac cen tu a' tion, n. the Ab stract' ed, pa. separa- act of placing the ac. ted.
cent. Ab strac' tion, n. the act Ac cept', v, to take with
of abstracting ; inatten- pleasure ; . to receive tion.
kindly. Ab struse', a. hidden ; dif. | Ac cept' a ble, a. grateful;
ficult; remote from con- pleasing ception.
Ac cep ta' tion, n. acceptAb surd', a. inconsistent ; ance ; the meaning of a contrary to reason.
word. Ab sur' di tý, n. unreason- Access', n. liberty to en. ableness ; folly.
ter, or come to a perA bun' dance, n. plenty ; son, or place. exuberance.
Ac ces sa ry, a. helping A bu' sive, a. practising forward.
abuse ; containing &. Acces'si ble, a. that which buse.
may be approached. A but' ment, n. that which Ac ces' sion, n. increase ;
joins to another thing, the act of coming to. as the solid part of a Ac ci dence, n. a little bridge next the land.
book containing the first A byss', n. a depth with.
rudiments of grammar. out bottom ; a great Ac' ci dent, n. casualty ; depth ; a gulf.
chance. Ac ci dent' al, a. happen:
ing by chance ; non-eslonging to an academy. sential. Ac a de' mi an, n. a schol. Ac cip' s ent, n. a receiver.
ar of an academy or Ac cla ma' tion, n. shouts university
of applause. A cad e mi" cian, n. the Ac cliv i ty, n. the ascent
member of an academy, of a hill.
Ac a demical,